Fragrant, elegant to the point of delicate, with suggestions of mint, chervil, hay and fresh greens. Flavors favor fig, lemon wax; nothing aggressively herbaceous here, but the grape retains its varietal grassiness. Such length and delicacy in such an inexpensive wine.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.